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Proposed auto insurance bills seem farfetched - Arab American News

October 13, 2017 - 11:38

Arab American News

Proposed auto insurance bills seem farfetched
Arab American News
The bill came together through the NAACP, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and both Democratic and Republican representatives, and may be the saving grace for working people who are not able to pay the expensive ...

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SCOTUS Weighs Redistricting as MI Petition Drive Advances - WKAR

October 12, 2017 - 15:32

WKAR

SCOTUS Weighs Redistricting as MI Petition Drive Advances
WKAR
He says they're designed to bypass large Democratic strongholds such as Ann Arbor, which lies adjacent to the 7th in the 12th district. Bob LaBrant, an attorney and former longtime legal counsel for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, dismisses the ...

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End of Clean Power Plan unlikely to change energy direction in Michigan - Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

October 12, 2017 - 14:58

End of Clean Power Plan unlikely to change energy direction in Michigan
Crain's Detroit Business (blog)
Jason Geer, director of energy and the environment with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, applauded the EPA's decision because the chamber believes the EPA exceeded its authority. "Ultimately Michigan's utilities are well on their way to complying with ...

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Is Michigan no-fault car insurance bill dangerous or a smart money-saver? - Detroit Free Press

October 12, 2017 - 14:39

Detroit Free Press

Is Michigan no-fault car insurance bill dangerous or a smart money-saver?
Detroit Free Press
Proponents, including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, claim the legislation could save motorists and businesses $1 billion a year. The bill's sponsor, state Rep. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, contends it is only fair that motorists have choices over the ...

Michigan Legislature shuts down pop, food tax before it even happens - Detroit Free Press

October 12, 2017 - 13:28

Detroit Free Press

Michigan Legislature shuts down pop, food tax before it even happens
Detroit Free Press
LANSING — A bill banning local governments from imposing taxes on food, pop or gum received final passage in the Michigan Senate Thursday and is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder for his signature. No communities in Michigan are considering such a tax, but ...

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Michigan set to renew groundwater rule for toxic chemical - Great Lakes Echo

October 11, 2017 - 01:22

Michigan set to renew groundwater rule for toxic chemical
Great Lakes Echo
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce said its members acknowledge the rules for cleaning up contaminated sites need to be updated. “It's improved from where it started, and it's a step in the right direction,” said Jason Geer, the chamber's director of ...

Comings and Goings: September/October 2017 - Associations Now

October 8, 2017 - 12:07

Associations Now

Comings and Goings: September/October 2017
Associations Now
CadmiumCD welcomed Bryan A. Scott to the role of chief strategy officer. Helene Combs Dreiling was named interim executive director of the National Architectural Accrediting Board, Inc. The Michigan Chamber of Commerce promoted Bob Thomas, CAE, ...

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The Shocking Truth About Term Limits - Townhall

October 8, 2017 - 00:01

Townhall

The Shocking Truth About Term Limits
Townhall
Rich Studley, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce's head-honcho, argues that “Leadership really matters, and experience really matters.” His lobbying outfit, “an influential business group with significant financial resources,” is working to organize ...

State set to renew groundwater rule for toxic chemical - Spartan Newsroom

October 6, 2017 - 12:27

State set to renew groundwater rule for toxic chemical
Spartan Newsroom
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce said its members acknowledge the rules for cleaning up contaminated sites need to be updated. “It's improved from where it started, and it's a step in the right direction,” said Jason Geer, the chamber's director of ...

Flawed Fiscal Agency Report Ignores $1 Billion Or More In Savings From Auto No-Fault Reforms, Says Michigan ... - PR Newswire (press release)

October 5, 2017 - 17:25

Flawed Fiscal Agency Report Ignores $1 Billion Or More In Savings From Auto No-Fault Reforms, Says Michigan ...
PR Newswire (press release)
LANSING, Mich., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today blasted a flawed and incomplete report released by the House Fiscal Agency (HFA) on legislation to reform Michigan's broken, outdated auto no-fault ...

Why Michigan car insurance is so expensive, and plans to fix it - The Daily Telegram

October 5, 2017 - 09:43

The Daily Telegram

Why Michigan car insurance is so expensive, and plans to fix it
The Daily Telegram
House Bill 5013 is supported by a bipartisan coalition including Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, the NAACP, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Michigan legislators from both parties. “Over and over and over again I hear people complain about how ...

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Why car insurance is so expensive in Michigan and what's being done to fix it - HollandSentinel.com

October 5, 2017 - 08:08

HollandSentinel.com

Why car insurance is so expensive in Michigan and what's being done to fix it
HollandSentinel.com
House Bill 5013 is supported by a bipartisan coalition including Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, the NAACP, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Michigan legislators from both parties. “Over and over and over again I hear people complain about how ...

Michigan Senate says no to local taxes on pop, food, chewing gum - Detroit Free Press

October 4, 2017 - 13:28

Detroit Free Press

Michigan Senate says no to local taxes on pop, food, chewing gum
Detroit Free Press
LANSING -- No communities in Michigan are considering a tax on food, pop or chewing gum, but the Michigan Senate wants to make sure than none take that step. By a 31-5 vote, the Senate passed a bill Wednesday prohibiting communities from imposing ...

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Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system - WZZM

October 4, 2017 - 06:58

WZZM

Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system
WZZM
But Wendy Block of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce said the bill would not only make Michigan more attractive for insurance companies that want to locate to the state, it would help break down the barriers for people looking for work. "One of the main ...

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Our editorial: Extending term limits good for Michigan - The Detroit News

October 3, 2017 - 23:15

The Detroit News

Our editorial: Extending term limits good for Michigan
The Detroit News
That's why we are encouraged to see the Michigan Chamber of Commerce push ahead with its consideration of a ballot proposal to make term limits work better for state taxpayers. Details of the ballot initiative aren't settled, but the goal is not to ...

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Michigan Chamber of Commerce looks to amend law on term limits - The Michigan Daily

October 3, 2017 - 22:04

The Michigan Daily

Michigan Chamber of Commerce looks to amend law on term limits
The Michigan Daily
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is currently advocating for an amendment to the Michigan Constitution, which would change term limits for state legislators. The specifics of the plan for revision of the 1992 state law remain ambiguous, but those ...

Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system - Livingston Daily

October 3, 2017 - 15:05

Livingston Daily

Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system
Livingston Daily
But Wendy Block of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce said the bill would not only make Michigan more attractive for insurance companies that want to locate to the state, it would help break down the barriers for people looking for work. "One of the main ...

Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system - Detroit Free Press

October 3, 2017 - 14:55

Detroit Free Press

Cracks appear in support for bill overhauling Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system
Detroit Free Press
But Wendy Block of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce said the bill would not only make Michigan more attractive for insurance companies that want to locate to the state, it would help break down the barriers for people looking for work. "One of the main ...

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Southwest Michigan Today For Tuesday October 3, 2017 - WMUK

October 3, 2017 - 08:12

Southwest Michigan Today For Tuesday October 3, 2017
WMUK
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is pushing for legislation that would adjust term limits for state lawmakers. Right now, legislators cannot serve more than eight years in the Senate or six years in the House. The Detroit News says Michigan is on track ...

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JA Business Hall of Fame 2017 honorees announced - Midland Daily News

October 3, 2017 - 03:37

Midland Daily News

JA Business Hall of Fame 2017 honorees announced
Midland Daily News
... Hall of Fame, Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities (MICU), the Michigan Health Endowment Fund (MHEF), the Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance (GLBRA), and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Executive Committee.